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St. Cloud’s Safe Spaces Project: In Search of the Kernel of Truth

Today’s portion of Benedict’s Rule begins at Chapter 3: Calling…
September 16, 2021/by Karen Rose

Ramblings: Part II

It’s awfully quiet. The midnight mooing has ceased as the window…
September 14, 2021/by Karen Rose

Ramblings: Part I

Rambling into the farmyard the empty cattle trailer did roll.…
September 9, 2021/by Karen Rose

Spam Blessing

I spent a week with my mom recently. In the past when I called…
September 7, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

COVID

COVID-19 has made me halt! Often quiet down! Slow down! Think…
September 2, 2021/by Karen Rose

“Good Zeal: Benedict’s Teaching on Love”

Every year, sisters make a retreat. This means each person chooses…
August 31, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

God in the Moment

“What is the most difficult thing for you in the convent right…
August 26, 2021/by Karen Rose

The Collection Plate

It was like many a church service this particular day. The pews…
August 19, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

There’s Nothing More Important

There’s nothing more important than a teacher. I’m a teacher.…
August 17, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Answering a Call

In life, we must be open to God’s gentle nudging that may suddenly…
August 5, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

The Fence Post

The fence constructed both of wooden posts and wire surrounding…
August 3, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

What Do We Do With Leftovers?

Paging through my baby book, I stumbled upon an entry my mother…
July 22, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

One Purple Iris

The iris sets were planted a season ago. As a friend had gifted…
July 15, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Stimulating Creativity

Writers will tell us that we can’t be creative if we refuse…
July 13, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Sounds of Silence

Does silence have sound? My answer is “Yes.” Silence has…
July 6, 2021/by Amanda Hackett

Why Should Catholics Care About the Feast of St. Benedict?

Why should Catholics care about the Feast of St. Benedict?

"The…
July 1, 2021/by Amanda Hackett